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Re: Mounting an NFS volume

On Sunday 01 June 2008, Ravi Srinivasan wrote:
> > My pb is with NFS.
> > I have setted up the laptop to get its IP using DHCP. It works wireless
> > (wifi).
> > My second computer (main) is connected to the router with a fixed IP
> > address, and using cable.
> > I run an NFS server on both computers to be able to mount one from the
> > other. When I used a fixed IP address on my laptop, it worked fine. But
> > now I use DHCP, I can't mount an NFS volume of the laptop from my main
> > computer (but I can ping it with no pb). It works fine when I mount an
> > NFS volume of my main computer from the laptop.
> > So, is it something impossible when using DHCP ?
> The problem could be any number of things - check firewall rules on the
> laptop. SElinux could also be blocking it

Firewall actually is disabled.
SElinux is in permissive mode. I've never been able to manage SElinux and 
understand what to do with it.

> what does your /etc/exports look like? what does the command
> # showmount -e <laptop IP address> say?

this is it :
Export list for
/               *.celtes.com
/var            *.celtes.com
/usr            *.celtes.com
/opt            *.celtes.com
/etc            *.celtes.com
/home           *.celtes.com
/boot           *.celtes.com
/usr/local      *.celtes.com
/usr/local/misc *.celtes.com

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